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Rare, scare and signed!

It remains tempting to buy such beautiful autographed books. We found a few special books by Botwinnik, published in Russian.

Another book had long been on the wish list: the tournament book for the world chess championship in The Hague and Moscow. And then of course the most special edition of this.

We sell this book together with the origional program of the tournament.

Signed by all participants!

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James Mason (1849-1905)

James Mason (19 November 1849 – 12 January 1905) was an Irish-born British-American chess player, journalist and writer, who became one of the world’s best half-dozen players in the 1880s.

He wrote 4 books in the 19the century:

  • James Mason (1894). The Principles of Chess in Theory and Practice. Horace Cox, Windsor House, Bream’s Buildings, E.C.
  • James Mason (1895). The Art of Chess. Horace Cox, Windsor House, Bream’s Buildings, E.C.
  • James Mason (1897). Chess Openings. Horace Cox, Windsor House, Bream’s Buildings, E.C.
  • James Mason (1900). Social Chess: a Collection of Short and Brilliant Games With Historical and Practical Illustrations. Horace Cox, Windsor House, Bream’s Buildings, E.C.

and was a co-writer for the book:

  • James Mason and W. H. K. Pollock (1896). Games in the St. Petersburg Tournament, 1895-96. Whitehead and Miller, Printers.

Let’s have a look at four of his books. All 1st Editions.

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The Queen’s Gambit – Walter Tevis (1983)

Netflix made the series The Queen’s Gambit available for Europe on October 23, 2020. This 7-part series is based on the 1983 novel by Walter Tevis.

ARRIVED! The 2020 version of the book The Queens Gambit.
And we also found a nice uncorrected book proof (not for publishing) of the UK version of The Queen’s Gambit, 1983. (SOLD)

Available for preorder, the 2020 version of the book The Queens Gambit.